Notice is hereby given that, on July 11, 2007, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (``ASME'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, since March 23, 2007, ASME has published several new standards, initiated several new standards activities, and revised several consensus committee charters within the general nature and scope of ASME's standards development activities, as specified in its original notification. More details regarding these changes can be found at http://www.asme.org.
On September 15, 2004, ASME filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 13, 2004 (69 FR 60895).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 10, 2007. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on June 8, 2007 (72 FR 31855).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 07-4434 Filed 9-10-07; 8:45 am]
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